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United Arab Emirates

A flight attendant poses behind the bar in the rear of the business class section of Emirates' Airbus A380.

The Backpacker

I am the 1 per cent: The Backpacker tries business class

The Backpacker I am the 1 per cent. I know this with certainty as I recline in my private business-class pod.

Air travel

Flight test: Etihad Coral economy class

flight test, review by Flip Byrnes. Economy class Etihad. Abu Dhabi - Sydney. Supplied

Julietta Jameson Etihad has won plenty of awards, but the service does not live up to the hype.

Shopping

Spree de corps

Jaipur

Lee Tulloch There are no other stores quite like these 25 amazing shops, writes Lee Tulloch, globe-trotting shopper extraordinaire.

Travel Insider

Can this really become the world's most visited city?

Dubai skyline

Jane E Fraser If the reaction to my column about stopover cities is anything to go by, Dubai faces challenges in its ambition to overtake London as the world’s most visited city.

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Photo galleries

Photos

The craziest new hotel designs

Water Discus hotel

Architects and designers around the world are competing to create the most fantastical hotel designs. Here are some of the most amazing new hotels currently planned around the world.

Photos

The spectacular Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival

Camels walk along sand dunes in the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, as the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival.

The Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival in the Liwa desert, 220 kilometres west of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a...

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Travellers Tips

Flight test

Flight test: Emirates economy class

A Flight attedant poses at the economy class section of an Emirates A380 aircraft

Flight Test Emirates' cabin crew are excellent - multilingual and very attentive.

Tripologist

Getting frisky is still too risky

Not the place to practice for a shot at the Mile High Club ... Dubai Airport.

Tripologist I have to make a transit stop in Dubai and after reading the recent article (No kissing, no sex, no photos), I was wondering if these same rules apply in the airport?

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Travel News

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

bar

JULIETTA JAMESON | Just when you thought Seminyak couldn't get any more glam, along came Double-Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak.

Deals of the week: Lap of luxury

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Book two nights at the award-winning luxury retreat Saffire Freycinet and receive a third free.

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

LAWRENCE MONEY 21 Aug | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 21 Aug | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

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